Location: Gate 1, Waikato Hospital, 21 Ohaupo Road, Hamilton 3204
Please make an appointment to donate blood. Book online or call us on 0800 GIVE BLOOD (0800 448 325). Note: Platelet and plasma donations are strictly by appointment only.
Normal hours (Whole blood, Platelets and Plasma)
|Monday||8:00am - 4:00pm||7:00am - 3:00pm||7:00am - 7:00pm|
|Tuesday||11:00am - 5:00pm||11:00am - 1:30pm||11:00am - 7:00pm|
|Wednesday||8:00am - 4:00pm||7:00am - 9:30am||7:00am - 2:00pm|
|Thursday||8:00am - 4:00pm||7:00am - 12:00pm||7:00am - 2:00pm|
|Friday||8:00am - 4:00pm||7:00am - 9:30am||7:00am - 2:00pm|
Exceptions to the above opening hours:
Friday 19th April (Good Friday) - Closed
Monday 22nd April (Easter Monday) - Closed
Tuesday 23rd April - 7:30am - 4:50pm (Whole Blood); 7:00am - 7:00pm (Plasma); 7:00am - 5:00pm (Platelets)
Wednesday 24th April - 7:05am - 3:20pm (Whole Blood); 7:00am - 2:50pm (Plasma); 7:00am - 1:45pm (Platelets)
Thursday 25th April (ANZAC Day) - Closed
Friday 26th April - 7:30am - 3:50pm (Whole Blood); 7:00am - 2:30pm (Plasma); 7:00am - 12:20pm (Platelets)
Monday 3rd June (Queen's Birthday) - Closed
Monday 28th October (Labour Day) - Closed
Wednesday 25th December (Christmas Day) - Closed
Thursday 26th December (Boxing Day) - Closed
Parking Facilities and Public Transport
Car Parks for donors are available on site in front of the Donor Centre which can be accessed through Gate 1.
The nearest bus stops are opposite the main entrance to the hospital on Pembroke St or outside the shops across the road on the corner of Lorne St & Ohaupo Rd.
See Busit for public transport information.